Red Sox Earn 1-0 Shutout Over Tigers, Lead ALCS 2-1

Automated Insights

Koji Uehara shut it down in the ninth as Boston extinguished a final rally to silence Detroit, 1-0. Detroit finished with a .188 batting average and a .211 wOBA.


John Lackey pitched 6 2/3 innings and collected his second win of the postseason after he surrendered no runs on four hits with eight strikeouts and no walks. Uehara picked up his third save of the playoffs after 1 1/3 innings of work giving up one hit, striking out two and walking no one. After allowing one run on four hits over eight innings with 10 strikeouts and one walk, Justin Verlander (1-1) was charged with the loss. Mike Napoli was impressive at the plate for the Red Sox, going 1 for 4 with a home run, a run, and an RBI.

The Red Sox snatch a one-game lead in the series. Wednesday, the Red Sox will face the Tigers in Game 4 of the ALCS at Comerica Park at 8:07 PM EDT.


Red Sox Offense

Grade

Player

P

AB

H

R

HR

RBI

BB

SO

B

86.5

M. Napoli

1B

4

1

1

1

1

0

2

B

83.0

S. Drew

SS

3

1

0

0

0

0

1

B

82.0

J. Gomes

LF

3

1

0

0

0

0

2

C

74.0

D. Ortiz

DH

3

0

0

0

0

1

0

C

73.7

J. Ellsbury

CF

4

1

0

0

0

0

1

D

64.0

W. Middlebroo

3B

3

0

0

0

0

0

1

D

62.0

J. Saltalamac

C

3

0

0

0

0

0

3

D

62.0

S. Victorino

RF

4

0

0

0

0

0

0

D-

61.0

D. Pedroia

2B

4

0

0

0

0

0

1


Tigers Offense

Grade

Player

P

AB

H

R

HR

RBI

BB

SO

B+

89.0

V. Martinez

DH

4

2

0

0

0

0

0

B+

87.0

T. Hunter

RF

4

2

0

0

0

0

1

B

84.1

J. Peralta

SS

4

1

0

0

0

0

0

C

73.7

P. Fielder

1B

4

1

0

0

0

0

1

C

72.0

A. Jackson

CF

3

0

0

0

0

1

2

C

72.0

A. Avila

C

3

0

0

0

0

1

2

C-

70.0

J. Iglesias

PH

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

D+

67.0

A. Dirks

LF

2

0

0

0

0

0

1

D

63.0

O. Infante

2B

3

0

0

0

0

0

2

D-

60.0

M. Cabrera

3B

4

0

0

0

0

0

2


Red Sox Pitching

Grade

Player

IP

ERA

WHIP

HA

SO

BB

PC

A+

98.9

J. Lackey

6.2

0.00

0.60

4

8

0

97

A

92.5

K. Uehara

1.1

0.00

0.75

1

2

0

16

C

76.8

C. Breslow

0.2

0.00

3.00

0

1

2

15

C

76.4

J. Tazawa

0.1

0.00

3.00

1

1

0

9


Tigers Pitching

Grade

Player

IP

ERA

WHIP

HA

SO

BB

PC

A+

97.3

J. Verlander

8.0

1.13

0.63

4

10

1

120

A

94.4

J. Veras

0.1

0.00

0.00

0

1

0

3

A

93.7

P. Coke

0.1

0.00

0.00

0

0

0

2

A

93.7

A. Alburquerq

0.1

0.00

0.00

0

0

0

7


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